Carbery derail Nemo’s five-in-a-row title bid

NEMO Rangers five-in-a-row title dream ended when they crashed out of the Cork SFC at the quarter-final stage at the hands of West Cork divisional outfit Carbery in Bandon last night.

The decisive moment arrived in the 50th minute at a stage when Carbery lead 1-9 to 1-8. A high ball into the Nemo Rangers goalmouth was fatally dropped by netminder Brian Morgan and it rebounded off full-forward Hugh Curran before finding the net.

Scorers for Carbery: T Twomey 1-2 (1-0 pen), H Curran 1-1, D O’Donovan 0-4 (0-2f), C O’Driscoll 0-3 (0-3f), G Canty 0-1.

Nemo Rangers: J Masters 0-6 (0-1f), A Cronin 1-1, D Mehigan, C O’Shea 0-1 each.

CARBERY: P White (Newcestown); J O’Donovan (Bandon), S Levis (Muintir Bhaire), K Harrington (Bantry Blues); S Keohane (St Marys), M Fehily (Diarmuid O’Mathuna’s), O Sexton (Kilbrittain); A O’Connor (St Colums), G Canty (Bantry Blues); C Keane (Newcestown), T Deasy (Tadgh MacCarthaigh), C O’Driscoll (Tadgh MacCarthaigh); T Twomey (Newcestown), H Curran (Newcestown), K Coffey (St Oliver Plunketts). Subs: K O’Driscoll (Tadgh MacCarthaigh) for Keane (inj) (30), D O’Donovan (Kilmacabea) for Deasy (half-time), D O’Sullivan (Ballinascarthy) for Fehily (half-time), R Hourihane for T Twomey (inj) (57).

NEMO RANGERS: B Morgan; N Geary, S Twomey, B O’Regan; C O’Brien, M Cronin, C O’Shea; D Mehigan, D Kavanagh; S O’Brien, A Cronin, P Kerrigan; W Morgan, J Masters, A Morgan. Subs: B Twomey for W Morgan (51), D Breen for A Morgan (57).

Referee: Pat O’Leary (Kilmurry)

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